2017 FOREST RIVER BERKSHIRE Recall ID 158310

2017 FOREST RIVER BERKSHIRE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V500000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FOREST RIVER 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: BERKSHIRE 
Model Year: 2017 
Mfg Campaign Number: 40-08032017-0491 
Mfg Component Desc: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Forest River, Inc. 
Manufacture Dates: 09-21-15 through 09-30-16 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 47 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg:  
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Forest River, Inc. 
Report Recieved Date: 08-10-17 
Record Creation Date: 08-11-17 
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Defect Summary: Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Berkshire vehicles built on Freightliner Custom Chassis XCR chassis. A battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting. 
Consequence Summary: A battery cable short circuit can increase the risk of a fire. 
Corrective Summary: Foreest River will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 6, 2017. Owners may contact Forest River customer service at 1-800-34-7440 or DTNA customer service at 1-800-745-8000. Forest River's number for this recall is 40-08032017-0491. 
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. 
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